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Horse Slaughter

HSI/Canada Calls for a Prohibition on Horse Slaughter after Cruelty in Canadian Facilities Exposed

Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling for a federal prohibition on the slaughter, sale, transport and export of horses for human consumption. The disturbing images were broadcasted on Swiss television and reportedly led to the withdrawal of Canadian horsemeat Full Article

Slaughter of U.S. horses soars as horse meat scandal explodes

Equine Welfare Alliance / February 27, 2013 Chicago (EWA) – According to USDA statistics, the slaughter of US horses soared by 32% in 2012 to over 176,000, a twenty year ...Full Article

Advocates Concerned by Shipment of Horse Meat Through U.S. Ports

STEPHANIE STROM / February 27, 2013 / NYTimes (Expanded version of the story first published yesterday) As concerns over horse meat infiltrating products labeled ground beef grows among American consumers, an ...Full Article

Horsemeat scandal and global processed food suppliers linked to arms trafficking

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by: J. D. Heyes, Naturalnews.com (NaturalNews) The unfolding horse meat outrage currently engulfing Europe has taken on a new, bizarre twist, according to investigators. Key ...Full Article

The Great Horsemeat Scandal

Australian Institute of Food Safety / February 27, 2013 / Infographic Habitat for Horses recently lost 100 acres of grazing land needed to feed our rescued horses! Your help is ...Full Article

Horse meat shipped through the Port of Houston

(This report is the result of an ongoing investigation by the Wild Horse Freedom Federation and the Equine Welfare Alliance. Under current Texas law, it is illegal to transport ...Full Article

Vets call for action in new horsemeat scandal

(And where, one might ask, are those caring vets represented by the American Veterinarian Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practiioners? All we hear are pro-slaughter statements ...Full Article

Horsemeat Scandal Illustrates Need for Federal Action

Humane Society Legislative Fund, February 26, 2013 A food scandal has rocked Europe, where products labeled as beef—everything from frozen lasagna to Swedish meatballs—have tested positive for horsemeat. But it’s not just in ...Full Article

Call the Oklahoma Governor Today!

Oklahomans Against Horse Slaughter in 2012 and Beyond Facebook Page! Put your hoof picks and curry combs away folks! It is time to saddle up and getO down to ...Full Article

Horse meat found in IKEA meatballs

Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY, February 25, 2013 The unfolding horse-meat scandal in Europe is partly a result of a complex supply chain.   LONDON — It’s been about a ...Full Article